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#226 - Jay Gould

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Financier (1836–1892) known for his stock market manipulation of railroad securities; he also tried to corner the gold market, causing the ‘Black Friday’ stock market crash of September 1869. Manuscript DS, six pages both sides, 8.5 x 14, December 18, 1872. Lengthy indenture document between Gould and Peter H. Watson transferring ownership of a “certain lot of land situate in the Township of Texas in the County of Wayne and State of Pennsylvania,” containing four acres. Signed at the conclusion by Jay Gould as well as his wife, Helen D. Gould. Pages are bound with their original gold ribbon at the top. In very good condition, with three horizontal storage folds with partial edge separations and light areas of toning to first page. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.

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